UCD has ambitions for 2012 Olympics hosting

University College Dublin (UCD) feels it could be in a position to host some of the 2012 athletes - but believes the ‘‘ball is in the government’s court’’ to make it happen.

30th August, 2008

University College Dublin (UCD) feels it could be in a position to host some of the 2012 athletes - but believes the ‘‘ball is in the government’s court’’ to make it happen.

Brian Mullins, UCD’s director of sports, said the government’s task force, set up to look into the economic benefits of Ireland’s proximity to the London Olympics, had ‘‘to all intents and purposes, found there are [no economic benefits]”....

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